• 2003- Service award from the Prostate Cancer Educational Council (PCEC)

  • 2002 and 2003- Research Fellowship in Urologic Oncology with distinction, UCHSC, Denver, USA.

  • 2001- Research Fellowship in Pediatric Urology with distinction. The Children’s Hospital

  • 1999- Elected Honorary Fellow of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland

  • 1992- Honorary service award for internship from School of medicine, University of Jordan, Amman

  • 1986- Highest score in Physiology, Anatomy and pathophysiology- 2rd year medical student. Higher medical institute Varna, Bulgaria.


Honors and awards

  • Certification for ESWL training – Kidney Center – Denver, Colorado 2000-2001

  • Certification for animal research – UCHSC, Denver, Colorado 2000-2001

  • Certification for Human Research Ethics – Colorado Institutional Review Board “102”

  • Certification in medical research (10 credit hours) – University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA 2001-2002

  • ATLS Provider Course - Penn State College of Medicine, USA.  1999

  • Certification as an expert in Cryosurgery of the prostate- Endocare and Galil.- 2007

Academic and clinical certifications

2006 - Current   American Urological Association (AUA)

2007 - Current European Association of Urological surgeons (EAU)

2006 - Current University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center (Member)

2006 - Current South Central Section of the American Urological Association (Member)

2006 - Current University Physicians Inc. Consultant Reviews

2006 - Current Prostate Cancer Education Committee (PCEC) (Member)

Memberships  Professional Associations  


1991  Physician MD (Bachelor of Medicine) Medical Academy, Sofia,


1999  FRCS (Glasgow) Fellow of The Royal College of physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow,

United Kingdom

2002 Certificate in medical research University of Colorado Denver,  School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA


  • 2012- Current Faculty and lecturer at the Medical Education Recourses (MER)

  • 2009- Current Invited panel reviewer Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) in prostate cancer. Department of Defense (DoD)

  • 2008- Current Evidence Based Learning (EBL) Tutor. School of Medicine, UC-Denver

  • 2008- Current Foundations of Doctoring Curriculum (FDC). Medical students’ basic clinical skills Teaching. School of Medicine, UC-Denver

  • 2007- Current Invited Panel reviewer: National Science foundation (NSF) SPIR/STTR Panel.

  • 2007- Current Contributor and editor to American College of Physicians teaching modules.

  • 2006 -Current Active member of the Colorado Institutional Review Board (CoMIRB)

  • 2006- Current invited contributor to Point of Care by British Medical Journal  best practice

  • 2003- Current  Active Member and regular presenter of the Cancer Center, UC-Denver

  • 2007 - Current Distinguished Faculty of the TU (Testosterone update) CME program http://testosteroneupdate.org/distinguished_faculty.php

Major Committee & Service Boards

2007- Current   DFTP Colorado license, State of Colorado Medical Board

2007- Current  Drug Enforcement certification

1999- Current  Board Certification / General Surgery Jordanian Medical Association, Jordan 

1993- Current The Irish Medical Council. General registry, Ireland

1998- 2000 General Medical Council (GMC), United Kingdom. 

1991-1992      Bulgarian Medical Council (BMC), Bulgaria

Licensure & Board Certification

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